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PBS
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
student who's determined to help young people around the world get a higher education. >>> for decades ethnic minorities from myanmar fled conflict with the former military government to seek refuge in thailand. for many refugee camps are the only home they've ever known. they grew up and went to school in the camps, learning their own ethnic language. but with reconciliation under way in myanmar, educators face a new challenge. how to prepare for the day when the refugees can go home. nhk world's toshiyuki terazawa has the story. >> reporter: children attend an elementary school at the refugee camp in thailand, near the border with myanmar. the camp houses ethnic -- who have left myanmar. refugees have lived in this camp for decades. over the time children have grown up being educated in their native language. refugee leaders created their own education program with the support of organizations including the united nations. this is one of the people responsible. her group set up some 150 schools from nurseries to colleges at seven refugee camps in thailand. >> nearly over 60 years we
CNN
Jan 10, 2013 4:00pm PST
, education. especially to our youth, we have to educate them about what a concussion is. we don't have to be unconscious. less than 10% of concussions result in unconsciousness. so what the symptoms are. and then, two, when they have a concussion, know that it's okay not to play. if you don't feel complete, don't compete. if you don't feel right in the head, rest instead. i think that's the message that our youth needs to hear. that it's okay, that toughness is like a badge of honor, so it's understandable that they want to continue to play. but when it comes to the brain trauma, it's a completely different issue. >> right, you can replace a kneecap and move on, but you cannot do that with a brain. paul callan, our legal analyst, and david epstein. how significant are these findings when it comes to the nfl? there are 2,000 players who now have lawsuits against the nfl? is this something that could be do or die for the league? >> i think everybody sort of expected to see cte in junior seau. i think we sort of know that story, when somebody's played in the nfl for a long time, they're g
CNN
Jan 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
advocating education for pakistani girls. the 15-year-old now an international symbol of courage. an amazing story of recovery there. >>> his term in the house is over but barney frank could be back on capitol hill. the lawmaker told msnbc he asked to be appointed as a temporary senator if john kerry becomes secretary of state. frank says he wants to be a part of the looming battle over the debt ceiling but says he has no interest in running for the position permanently. >>> let's see if you can spot the difference between the two photos. one of the photos released by nancy pelosi's office and the other shows who is standing on the capitol hill. it is obvious that four congress women have been photo shopped into the picture. pelosi asked if she considered it an accurate historical record today. >> it is active of who the democratic women of congress are and it was freezing cold and our members had been waiting a long time for everyone to arrive and had to get back into the building to greet constituents and family members. it wasn't like we had the rest of the day to stand there. >> it defin
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 3:00am PST
when it comes to effective education policies. former chancellor of d.c. public schools michelle rhee takes us inside her state-by-state assessment but first bill karins with a check on the forecast. >> for some this is a happy forecast, for others who like the snow and cold, this isn't the week for you. this is a january thaw. we haven't had much of a winter. we were cold last week and this week completely different story. all the cold and cool air up in canada and mild, pacific air and warm air from the gulf of mexico streaming through the eastern half of the country. now, there will be some rainy spots. we'll talk about that in a second. look at these temperatures today. these are your highs today, mid-40s up through new york city. even chicago, near 40 degrees and all of the areas from kansas city, oklahoma city, dallas, right through the southeast well above average. now, we have rain, the worst weather in the country, by far, you're waking up to it from seattle and rainy, windy weather and rain around spokane and a couple more inches before it changes over to rain. we are warm a
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2013 7:00am EST
not tighten up our infrastructure, our education. we are 25th in math. it is unreal. where do they think we will grow if we have nothing to show? we have idiots in congress. there is more greek than anything else. host: you mentioned the republican position on future taxes. here is what the washington post says -- this is from abc's this week with george stephanopoulos. --nator mcconnell said jen, maryland, democrat. what do you think about tidying spending to a debt limit increase? caller: i do not think we have the correct information to make that decision. the us government does not have a rational accounting system. if we buy a house, we fund it with debt over time. we borrow. in the us, if we build a road, we pay out-of-pocket cash. we have an accounting system that treated infrastructure and associated the cost of that with the debt. where are we? are we spending current s?penses >> we do not kno we do not know. host: do you think that is likely to happen? what would you do? what would you practically do to change things? caller: i would try to get that type of accounting system in pl
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 9:00am PST
for disease control and prevention, guns kill more than 5,000 kids each year. doctors usually try to educate parents about gun safety during regular checkups but a new law could change that. we'll talk with dr. sanjay gupta. i think that means we're taking a break but we'll come back and talk to you about it when we come back. [ male announcer ] this is sheldon, whose long dy setting up the news starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. mommy's having a french fry. yes she is, yes she is. [ bop ] [ male announcer ] could've had a v8. 100% vegetable juice, with three of your daily vegetable servings in every little bottle. with three of your daily vegetable servings why take exercise so seriously,when it can be fun? push-ups or sprints? what's wrong with fetch? or chase? let's do this larry! ooh, i got it, i got it! (narrator) the calorie-smart nutrition in beneful healthy weight... includes grains and real chicken, because a healthy dog is a playful
NBC
Jan 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
before education officials can start rewriting the test. if they get the green light, the new exams could debut in the 2014-'15 school year. >> the online courses aren't getting the hit they hoped for. the university spent more than $4 million marketing new online courses. the plan was to offer uc quality courses online to anyone including those not enrolled at the school. classes cost between $1,400 and $2,200. only one non-uc student signed up for an online class in the past year. another major problem, others like stanford and harvard offer many for free. >>> you are watching one right now. of course talking about the it tv set. >> the hottest ticket at the consumer electronics show in las vegas and our business and tech reporter scott budman to peer into the future. do you get to sample all of the these? is it for sale or just display? >> reporter: these are all samples. they're not for sale yet. sort of what you will be able to buy and that goes for a lot you're about to see. the future is bright and the future is very thin if you're a television set. they're still big draws and they
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 11:00am PST
for public schools from $54 billion to $56 billion. prop 30 funds will also go to higher education. about $125 million each for uc and csu. still governor brown says the state must live within its means and there will be cuts to certain welfare programs. >>> testing begins today on the now bay lights project on the bay bridge. more than 25,000 l.e.d. bulbs have been attached on the western span. crews will run the first sequence test to make sure everything is in working order. computer software has been designed to change light patterns. the $8 million project was created to celebrate the bay bridge's 75th anniversary. the switch will officially be turned on in march and it will run for two years. >>> when we return, monopoly is about to use a game piece. >> and it's up to you to decide which one goes into retirement. >>> sort of a monopoly survivor twist. hasboro holding a facebook contest to eliminate one of its igt little monopoly game piece and introduce a new one. and you get to help choose which one. >> it's the latest effort to bring new excitement to the game if they created almo
KICU
Jan 7, 2013 11:30pm PST
will focus on improving public education and public safety. issues that impact everyone. >> whatever we do we can't forget them. we represent everybody in the city not just asian americans. >> one more, hi. >> reporter: yee and other supervisors will be sworn in tomorrow. also tomorrow the board is likely to reelect current board member chu who is also chinese american. reporting live in san francisco, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> three new city council members were sworn in today in oakland it is one of the largest council change overs in recent history. swearing in ceremonies were also held for the new city attorney and four board of education directors. major jean quan making lawmakers a progressive green city. >>> today the u.s. supreme court announced the days it intends to hear two closely related cases. they plan to hear arguments on proposition eight which banned gay marriage. they plan to hear that case on march 26th. the next day the court plans to hear a challenge to the constitutionality of the defensive marriage act also known as doma. doma prohibits federal government fro
FOX
Jan 7, 2013 4:30am PST
million to buses used to carry special education children to class. the buses were damaged yesterday morning and investigators are still searching for a cause but they think it was an accident and not arson. >>> they are investigating whether new remains have been found near a well in san joaquin valley county. they are believed to be the remains of wesley howard shermantine. he gave a map and he is now deceased. police believe he killed as many as 20 people in the '80s and '0 90s. >>> -- '90s. >>> san francisco has raised more than $2 million to help the victims. 33 musicians and entertainers donated their time and money. the money raised will be going to two families. one lost her home in the storm and the other raising grandparents saw their home badly damaged. >>> they will begin moving exhibits out by the palace of fine arts. there is a new home about three miles away and the move should be finished with in the next two weeks. the new explore tore yum will be open in april and there will be a surprise around the city. >> another place i know you will check out. >> great fun spot
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2013 5:00pm EST
administration has not delivered on its campaign promises, things like dismantling the department of education, getting rid of the department of energy, cutting down on government spending. clearly government spending is far more than it was when reagan took office. taxes are greater. in terms of performance, in terms of delivering our campaign promises in 1988 think it is indeed a failure in that sense. now, it's a success in another sense, namely that i think that the level of debate has been raised in our country on a whole range of issues. a key one is the legitimate role of government in a free society. c-span: that is a call in show here at the end of the reagan administration. what is your reaction when you hear that today? >> guest: well, there is not much that has changed. we still need to ask, or settle, what is the legitimate role of government in a free society and a legitimatlegitimat e role of government in a free society is not that of government taking what belongs to one american and giving it to another american to whom it does not the long. c-span: have you ever in your life
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
places to cut spending without short changing things like education, job training, research and technology, all of which are critical to our prosperity to a 21st century economy. but spending cuts must be balanced with more reforms to our tax code. the wealthiest individuals tand biggest corporations shouldn't be able to take advantage of loopholes and deductions that aren't available to most americans. as i said earlier this week one thing i will not compromise over is whether or not congress should pay the tab for a bill they've already racked up. if congress refuses to give the united states the ability to pay the bills on time the consequence force the entire global economy could be catastrophic. last time congress threat bd this course of action our entire economy suffered for it. our families and our businesses connot afford that dangerous game again. i congratulate the newly sworn in members of congress and i look forward to working with the new congress in a bipartisan way. if we focus on the interest of our country boof the interest of party i'm convinced we can cut
CNBC
Jan 9, 2013 9:00am EST
pressure. wells fargo says expansion. >> apollo group. >> oh, my. profit for profit education, schools starting to look like nonprofits. you want to invest, invest in yale. i like cornell here. >> goldman says nice things about both mastercard and visa. >> paper versus plastic. we're sticking with these biotechs. this is a company that helps people with ms walk. jim foster, he has brought down the cost of bringing new drugs to the market. i think this conference is about why you need to back american health care companies. because they innovate. >> look forward to that, jim. you've had quite a week already. you've got a pick? >> cutler drove that company, that team down. by the way, rg3, let me just say, i want a speedy recovery, because he is the best thing that's ever happened to sports in my lifetime. >> for washington, some say, reports he's in surgery, even as we speak. >> is that true? when andrews was in the huddle, didn't that freak you out? oops, that's too brent mussberger. >> still to come, shedding the stigma of government motors. the exclusive with dan akerson. and then fo
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2013 9:00am EST
there are barriers for women to move into these corporals or into these law firms? do we have an education system supporting women in this process? it comes down to how we are supporting the family structure. that is often what it comes down to. and that is a question for more and more men today. you think about men who are on the part of track and women who are on this mommy track. -- men who are on this partner track and women who are on this mommy track. i know more and more men who want to go coach soccer at night. host: there is a story in psychology today in january talk about women voting and the psychology behind it. part of the information was the data behind the pilot test. guest: it is tough. we just did some research this post-election. there has always been a sense that women will vote for women. women will vote for women if they really see that woman in a way that she is accomplished, viable, and have the same belief system. it is more likely women will vote for democrats first. and there is an 18-point gender gap in the presidential alexian. and it went to president obama. -- in th
NBC
Jan 7, 2013 11:00am PST
doing his every day interactions. the request says the program would "educate the american public about the duties and responsibilities of their vice president while providing a glimpse of the light-hearted side of politics, even in the midst of contentious and divisive national debate." >> the petition received 25,000 signatures in one month, the white house says it will consider the question. >> aid watch it more than honey boo boo.
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
by any specific action. it is a problem that encompasses issues of mental health, education, as well as access to guns. >> with the anniversary of the elementary school shooting fast approaching, washington, dc, is facing pressure to take action. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords is taking a prominent role in the debate. she and her husband have launched an effort to push congressional action on questions of mental health, high capacity gun magazines, and background checks on purchases of a gun. >> i bought a gun at walmart. i went through a background check. why can't we make it more difficult for criminals and mentally ihl to get guns? >> the shock over the elementary school shooting led many communities to offer gun "buy back" programs. >> if we can prevent one child from being the victim of a random accident or for get of an unstable person it is well worth our time and effort. >> at the same time, gun stores say their merchandise is flying off the shelf. >> people want to be able to present themselves. >> the biden tack forts hopes to make recommendation by the end of the
KOFY
Jan 7, 2013 9:00pm PST
was announced last summer it put going the at the forefront of contextual apps that make educated guesses based on things like where you are and who you are with. others emerging leak easily do which is a to do list that figures out what you need to do. >> they will become your personal manager and know more about you and your preferences than does your spouse today. >> it may be cool on your smartphone but he says it it will be even cooler with next generation wearable devices like google glass. >> the glasses will know whether you are sky diving, roller skating or riding the bus and will give you advice based on where you are. >> in san francisco, jonathan blum, abc 7 news. >>> at&t unveiled a new video streaming is service as it tries to take on netflix and amle zone and others. it will cost $5 a month and will allow customers to watch movies and tour de france v shows on demand. they claim they will have new movies as early as a month before they become available on netflix. netflix today announced a deal with warner brothers television to carry series shows from previous seasons. netflix i
FOX
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
special education kids that class. the fire damaged several and damaged others and they are indicating the -- they say the fire was an accident and not arson. >>> electronics do not officially begin until tomorrow but we will get some information on what will be displayed. toyota and audi are expected to show off their new driverless cars. here is a modified lx hybrid. it uses laser cameras in order to find other cars on the road and safely find others on the road. >>> covering traffic, there was information which was actually a steam pipe which several callers said it looked like a fire and it turned out to be just steam and they are not sure if it burst or not. but that is what is going on so fortunately it is not a fire, it's just some steam coming from this area and several people called us saying hey, what is going on but berkeley fire assures us, it's not a fire. let's look at northbound 101 on the 880 interchange you will see some slow traffic there. let's go to steve. >>> there is high clouds and definitely some fog and he will end up partly sunny skies and park partly cloudy s
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 5:00am PST
school marched to the board of education and they want to move gateway middle school into a second building on their campus. they say the school is not big enough to accommodate what would be more than 600 students. >> i am one of the classes that added a new 6th grade and we have barely any room and it is not comfortable. >> our 8th grader have been here since kindergarten and when you include an entire middle school with 300 plus schools, it is just too much. >> they will continue to meet with both schools and a decision whether to combine the schools will be accepted february 1st. >>> he is out of an alabama jail after being arrested again. mcclain wears number 55. he was pulled over because of a window tint violation on his car yesterday. police say they arrested him when he gave them a phony name. mcclain was released when he posted a $1,000 bond. this was not his first incident. he was or rested in 2011 for firing a gun near a man's head. >>> bruce bochy will not be using a landline. starting tuesday, they will require wireless set up in major league stadiums and there will b
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 4:00am PST
them more educated on social media. with that learning point or teaching point per se, i think we have to be aware of, hey, these are situations that can happen. and, unfortunately, it's come to light in steubenville, ohio. >> the case attracted a new wave of national attention when a video went viral. two students have been charged with the rape of a 16-year-old girl. >>> big news for those americans trying to adopt russian children. a law signed by president putton last month won't go into effect for one year, which means some adoptions can proceed giving some family who's were close new hope. this is seen as retaliation on human rights abusers in russia really sad that families and kids being caught in the middle of an international dispute. >>> this may be the best drive through prank ever. an as spiring magician created a driver's seat costume that makes it look like nobody is driving the car at all. he went through a bunch of fast food drivers and recorded the stunned, freaked out employees. >> oh mshg, my god. >> hello. what the heck is that? oh, my god. oh, my god. >> oh, my go
CNN
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
as to why we had the '95/'96 government strike. it's the same things. it's about education. it's about medicare. it's about the environment. you talked about going on vacation and coming back and hearing the same thing. we're talking about the same thing from '95 as we are today. we haven't really decided yet what type of country we want to be and how we want to spend the money in order to get there. we spend a great deal of money on education. we probably spend more money per student than any other industrialized nations. yet when you look at the collective global testing, we're somewhere in the middle of the pack. so the conversation we need to be having isn't just about how much money or how are we spending that money, and is this moving us towards the type of country we want to be? >> that's much too complicated. i'm just kidding. >> this is the point. this is the debate. there has to be a debate. we're going to debate how we spend our money. we're now talking about when we have the debates. we should be having it in the traditional manner in which the governments operate. if we do
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 1:00pm PST
to put it up on the screen. until we figure out how to fix the family instability and educational problems within the inner city, any solution proposed in washington will be a potemkin village solution mask being the real gun conversation we should be having. >> what is that real gun conversation we should be having? >> if you took away the gun violence in the inner city, largely this nation would not have serious gun problems or violence. we would always have acts of violence. they won on the the assaults weapons ban. the violence prevention center did little good. there's much more handgun violence in this country than there is anything else. kni knives, feet, and hammers kill more people than assault rifles but it's the sensationalized crimes because of the number of people who typically die. until we're ready to have a conversation about the breakdown in inner cities and poverty and education, we're going to continue to have gun violence. no one suck tag about coming after the gun violence. that's have the violence is. >> erick's right. i don't know where these guys get these
FOX News
Jan 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
graders and six educators on december 14th. today police said security was high at the school but that the tragedy did not keep many students away. >> talking to the principal, attendance was very good today. most of the students did come by bus. most of the buses were full. and a lot of the classrooms were full. >> jon: today connecticut governor dan maloy announced the creation of the sandy hook advisory commission which he says will look into ways to prevent similar tragedies. >> the commission will look for ways to make sure that our gun laws are as tight as they need to be that our mental health system can reach those who are in need of our help. and that our law enforcement agency has -- have the tools that they need to protect public safety, particularly in our schools. >> jon: investigators in connecticut say they still have not determined a concrete motive as to why shooter adam lanza went on his killing spree. meantime, just an hour outside of newtown, a school district went on lockdown today after a man approached a middle school and said he had a gun. it happened t
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 5:00am PST
, and higher education funding and making sure that california is prepared for federal health care reform. governor brown sets the stage on thursday when he releases the proposed budget for the fiscal year that begins in july. >> visibility is getting lower and lower. mike? >> dangerously low. not only because of reduced visibility but because of the temperature. 33 in napa, and 34 in santa rosa and 23 in concord and livermore and it could be a bit warmer than your neighborhood. we have upper 30's around redwood city and los los gatos. yesterday was a gloomy day, and you can see the jet stream is split. we are in between two flows right now. that will not hang around much longer but for today and tomorrow it will be completely dry. temperatures starting in the 30's to 40's throw mid-50's by noon and at 4:00 in the mid-50's dropping back to jack it weather -- jacket weather by 7:00 low-to-mid 40's. slightly warmer tomorrow and a run at 60 around the bay and wednesday a few sprinkles. the system that will cool us, though, is back in the mid-to-upper 50's and a chance of chilly showers and m
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
education specialist f rom washington d.c.... a project specialist from kansas ciease wssouri... and our returning champion, an underwriter from wheaton, illinois... [ applause ] and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny gilbert. thank you, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to another week here on "jeopardy!" we've brought in two specialists, as you just heard, to challenge our champion, ashok. let's see how well they fare against him. good luck, all three of you. here comes the jeopardy! round. and here are the categories that are now in play. how do you do something, of course. next... you have to give us the english title. we'll deal with the rule of thirds. and finally... alex: ashok, start us. original opera titles, $200, please. wendy. what is william tell? that's it. rule of thirds, $200. ashok. what is the belmont stakes? yes. rule of thirds, $400.
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 5:00am PST
. >> it is not a problem that can be solved by any specific action but includes mental health issues, education, as well as access to guns. >> with the one month anniversary of the sandy hook elementary school approaching washington is facing pressure to take meanful action. former congressman gabrielle giffords who was badly injured two years ago is taking a prominent roam. she and her husband have launched an effort to push action on questions of mental health, high capacity gun magazines and background checks on purchases. >> i bought a gun at wall heart and i went through a back ground check. why can't we make it more difficult for criminals and mentally ill to get guns. >> the shock over the elementary school shootings is leading to gun "buy back" programs. >> if we can prevent one innocent child being the victim of an accident or the target of unstable person it is well worth our time. at the same time, gun stores say their merchandise is flying off the shelves. >> people want to be able to protect themselves. >> the biden task forces hopes to make recommendations by the end of the month and presi
FOX
Jan 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> analysts anticipate that the first big issue will be education, especially college tuition hikes. although the budget will be in better shape, he also says there is always more demands than money available. >>> assembly woman nancy skinner plans to talk about new legislation aimed the regulating ammunition. skinner says the bill will help curb gun violence and mass shootings. the bill may be heard in committee as soon as january 20th. >>> in new york city they are planning to vote on a proposal to hire as many as 500 retired police officers to stand guard at city schools. the officers would be armed and in plain clothes. the new york police department has not commentedded. >>> the man accused of opening fire inside a sacramento bar has been released from the hospital and booked into jail. 22-year-old carlito montoya got into an argument over a spilled drink and shot three people inside the bar, killing two of them. two others have been arrested in connection with the case. gunfire erupted as thousands of families were gathered nearby for a new year's eve fireworks show. >>> that new year's
FOX
Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
of the agenda are a water bond, gun control, implementing the new federal healthcare plan and education funding. now, this also means that they can even override a veto of their own democratic governor. republicans said their role will to be hold democrats accountal for their decision. stein berg said they will -- steinberg said they will continue to listen to republican ideas. >> it will be up to the republicans to decide how they want to governp. because in the past, i -- govern. because in the past, i don't think it's unfair to say that they have obstructioned, especially when -- obstructed, especially when it comes to a reasonable balance between living within your means but also having the revenue necessary to fund education necessary. >> reporter: and with this super majority, democrats hope to have a budget passed on time. one thing we asked them about was the repeal of proposition 8 depending upon the decision made by the supreme court and steinberg said he wouldn't pull putting that before voters depending upon what happens with the supreme court. one thing that comes with the super ma
CNBC
Jan 7, 2013 3:00pm EST
? they're the product, right? well, some count their free education worth about $50,000 these days is enough. but there's an ever-growing clamor of how to compensate the athletes. the question is how. even mark emmert the president of the ncaa is supportive. his point isn't to make it play for pay, it's to update a decades-old scholarship model out of date. most of these kids cannot even get side jobs for pocket money or do anything but go to class, practice, and travel. proponents say the dollar figure is enough to allow them to focus on sports and school while not allowing them to live a life different than the average student. even with that, football and basketball generate ridiculous revenue. the upcoming tv deal to televise the winner, $470 million for 12 years. some of that at some point has to trickle down to the student athlete. >> really interesting that it hasn't trickled down yet. >> not so far. it's always been i think they get $50 a month or something for milk money and that's basically it. >> who are you picking tonight, ty? >> my heart says notre dame on this. >> i'
CNN
Jan 5, 2013 3:00am PST
for female education in her native country. her recovery, however, is still far from over. she'll likely need to undergo cranial reconstructive surgery soon. >>> and now we head to the middle east. 27 american troops have arrived in turkey to help guard the country from missiles coming from syria. they will man a patriot missile defense system. meanwhile, syria's civil war rages on. the rebels have fought for three days to take control of the helicopter base in northern syria. this week the united nations estimated the death toll in syria has risen to more than 60,000 people. that's more than the number of american combat deaths in vietnam. but it may be hard to understand the emotional toll that it's taking on the people there. so an american activist traveled to syria to talk with the rebels, who say they prefer death over being caught by the regime. >> i joked that i have -- i always keep one bullet left in my gun for myself. >> yes. you must keep one bullet here in syria. you keep it for yourself. it's better than if the regime catches you. i guarantee that for you. you must keep one bull
CSPAN
Jan 4, 2013 2:00pm EST
are being created. the jobs that going begging right now, the ones the require a lot of education and specialization, those tend to be going begging. there are opportunities there. it takes a lot of schooling and effort to get yourself where you're in position to take those jobs. if you want to be a waitress, you can probably find a job. if you want to be a brain surgeon, you can probably find a job. if you want to be an aircraft mechanic making $38 an hour, that can be a lot tougher. there is one thing that is helping with that, this energy resurgence. we're seeing an awful lot of energy jobs being created because of this process the people referred to as fracking. and unconventional means of extracting oil and gas. another area that is doing pretty well is spinoffs from agriculture. if we have a somewhat normal year in terms of weather this year, the agriculture sector. there are some points of hope within that structure. it is generally true that low- paying jobs and high-paying jobs are where the action is right now. host: marlin is joining us from illinois. caller: i have bee
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
be educational. he said that half of the world would be destroyed. that is a crazy and messy comment and yet, what we learned was that it could be contained and deterred. pakistan fought a war every 15 years, three wars in 30 years. then they got nuclear weapons and in the last 40 years they have not fought a war since. every time you will of course see tensions and crisis because these powers are in conflict with one another. but what is extraordinary during the cold war, despite the intense political rivalry that all history would suggest that soviet union would go toward but they didn't because of the nuclear weapons margaret thatcher understood this. she gave a speech and she said you and i secretary general know the conventional weapons have never deterred war in europe. but nuclear weapons have don so for 40 years she said that in 1989. north korea, when they went nuclear, all other countries would go nuclear, japan would go nuclear. south korea is at war with north korea. japan hasn't gone nuclear. the lesson of north korea is if our third-rate dysfunctional country that mansions to a
NBC
Jan 7, 2013 5:00am PST
interactions. the request says the program would "educate the american public about the duties and responsibilities of the vice president while providing a glimpse of the light hearted side of politics even in the midst of contentious and divisive national debate." >>> michael j. fox is coming back to television. the new show is based on real life issues fox has faced. he'll play a newscaster who quits his job because of parkins parkinson's disease and returns to work because new medicine helps him control the disease's symptoms. the show will debut here on nbc in september. >> sounds cool. the future of tv online and serious question this morning after it the head perform hulu says he's stepping down. scott mcgrew, hulu is very popular. >> one of the few times the tv industry got tv right. it's a fantastic service. several news outlets predicting the tv network which owns hulu including nbc may scale back on their support of the online service now that hulu's ceo is leaving. then again maybe he's leaving because networks are scaling back. either way, let's hope it all works ou
NBC
Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
ingredient of ever solving difficult things, whether it's a marriage, educating kids, fighting a war. you have to build trust between people and organizations. >> did you distrust the people at the white house? did you distrust key members of the obama administration when it came to their policy in dealing with afghanistan? >> i think what's most important is we spent a lot of timesharing information to try to build trust. trust kochl comes with time, wi cooperation and with compromise. i think that's what we worked through. >> with all due respect, you didn't answer my question. did you distrust key members of the administration in with respect to their handling of the war in afghanistan? >> yeah. i still believe that the most important thing we can do is build that trust. over time that's -- >> you're being a good soldier he here. i want to take you back to the "rolling stone" magazine that led to your resignation from your post. there were several demeaning comments attributed to your staff members and even to you. was that article accurate? was that the way you and your staff members
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 5:00am PST
and and funds will go to higher education, 125 million each. still governor brown says the state must live within its means and there will be cuts to certain welfare programs. >>> 5:52. you'll see big changes along the bay bridge today. why you will see the lights flickering. >> big changes to mortgage rules that should help protect people in the future. we'll take a look coming up in business news. >>> welcome back. good morning to you. it's 5:54. monopoly is retiring one of its game pieces and you could help choose which one. the board game maker hasbro is holding a facebook contest to eliminate one of the eight current tokens. you can also help choose what the replacement token will be. possible new tokens include a guitar, robot, diamond ring, cat and a helicopter. >>> speaking of properties, new rules when it comes to mortgages. scott mcgrew says it's a rule that might prevent the average person from buying park place. >> not when you can only afford marvin gardens. the newly formed consumer financial protection bureau has issued new rules to banks to crack down on bad mortgages. two
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 9:00am PST
institutions, development, education, and opportunities for all afghans. men and women, boys and girls. and this sends a clear message to afghans and to the regions as afghans stand up, they will not stand alone. the united states and the world stands with them. now, let me close by saying that this continues to be a very difficult mission. our forces continue to serve and make tremendous sacrifices every day. the afghan people make significant sacrifices every day. afghan forces still need to grow stronger. we remain vigilant against insider attacks. lasting peace and security will require governance and development that delivers for the afghan people. and an end to safe havens for al qaeda and its i wilk. all this will continue to be our work. but our path is clear and we're moving forward. every day more afghans are stepping up and taking responsibility for their own security and as they do, our troops will come home. next year this long war will come to a responsible end. president karzai, i thank you and your delegation for the progress we've made together and for your commitment
CNBC
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am EST
the time. we're always trying to educate people that probably isn't the best approach. >> scott, this is rich bernstein. you just mentioned you were on the vanguard board. and obviously one of vanguard's big issues is management fees and trying to telling people you shouldn't pay high fees to managers. endowments in general have been still rushing towards alternative investments. where management fees were extraordinarily high. i was wondering if there was an inconsistency there in your dealing with vanguard and maybe what endowments are doing with manager fees? >> no. no. the large endowments have full teams of very talented people who can go out and talk to, you know, investment firms. we interviewed 400 or 500 firms a year. so we have the expertise and the team to do that. we can get access to the very best alternative managers that like having the long-term patient capital. the typical retail investor, of course, is not going to be able to do that. and you would not want them to get in to sort of second-tier funds in the alternative area because they are just going to pay a
CNBC
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am EST
going after people who aren't able to make an educated decision regarding their nutrition? frankly it's insulting to us, it's insulting to our customers, it's insulting to the ebb tire latino community. >> des, i sat through bill ackman's presentation live and one of the most compelling parts of it was when he put up images of your brochure for herbalife clothes which looked beautiful and gorgeous, and then went in what he described as real life, they sent cameras around the country to look at some of these quote/unquote clubs and they looked very different. they look nothing like the brochure. they had no signage on the outside. there was no lights. literally the windows were closed. they were in horrible neighborhoods. it just, the whole thing, i have to say, it was one of those moments in the room where i think a lot of people said, huh. what did you make of that? >> you know, andrew forgive me. but you characterize those neighborhoods as horrible neighborhoods. let me tell you, that's where -- that may not be where you live, andrew, it may not be where mr. anman lives but the real
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 3:00am PST
helper can help you back. and with box tops for education on every box, it helps you help your school. so you're doing good, just by making dinner. hamburger helper. available at walmart. >>brian: obamacare strikes again. more fast food chains saying they'll cut back hours in order to sidestep massive costs associated with the new health care program -- excuse me, the new health care law. >>steve: stuart varney is here with fallout. let's take folks out to nebraska where a wendy's franchisee is saying i'm going to have to cut your hours. >> 11 locations primarily around omaha, 300 people who currently work for wendy's will have their hours cut to a maximum of 28 hours per week. that puts them in the part-time category. that means they do not have to have health insurance from their employer under the health care law. if you're an operation and you've got 50 or more employees, you must offer health insurance. if any of them works more than 30 hours a week. if you're that kind of size of a company and you want to avoid the rising cost of health insurance, you cut people down to under 30 hou
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
school march with their parents to the board -- marched with their parents to the board of education because they are upset that they want to move gateway middle school to a second building on their campus. parents and students say the school is not big enough to accommodate what would be more than 600 students. >> i'm one of the classes that i did another 6th grade. and we have barely any room now. the hallways are squished. it's very uncomfortable. >> our 8th graders have been ear here since kindergarten and when you include more, that's too much. >> the school district says gateway is currently sharing space and it needs a permanent location. mere meetings with both schools are planned before a final decision is made. >>> 8:24. let's check in with sal. hey, sal, how fast are the cars going -- how fast are the cars going in the south bay. northbound 280, you will see some evidence of this from our live camera network here. northbound. now, in the last few minutes it's improved quite a bit to see a lot of slow traffic here. if you look at the 880 where it turns into 17, that's where
CBS
Jan 4, 2013 7:00am EST
in the head while campaigning for better education for girls. she still needs more surgery but the doctors say she's making great progress. >>> the miami heard says a man is speaking out for the first time. he said gangsters threatened to behead him. he was leased just before christmas. >>> as survivors of the newtown massacre return to school, the news times says gabby giffords plans to meet with the families. her husband mark kelly plans to meet with the town's officials. >>> in the "new york post," a man who gave the finger to a cop can sue. the arrest was not lawful. the man's attorney calls it an important civil rights victory. unus >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by subway restaurants. subway. build your better breakfast. >>> it is a story that has torn an ohio town apart. it involves high school football stars, allegations of rain and digital vigilante act. many believe it was not a crime. >>> and environmental groups accuse shell of going too far looking for offshore oil in alaska. john miller has the story of a shell drilling ship suspected of being criminally uns
CNN
Jan 7, 2013 9:00am PST
for the g.i. bill so today's heroes can get their education too. having chaired my advisory board he knows that our intelligence collect, analyze and depend on good intelligence and chuck recognizes that american leadership is indispensable in a dangerous world. i saw this in our travels together across the middle east. he understands that america stands strongest when we stand with allies and with friends. as a successful businessman, he also knows that even as we make tough fiscal choices, we have to do so wisely, guided by our strategy and keep the military the strongest fighting force the world has ever known. maybe most importantly, chuck knows that war is not an abstraction. he knows that sending young americans to fight and bleed in the dirt and mud, that's something we only do when it's absolutely necessary. my frame of reference, he has said, is geared towards the guy at the bottom who is doing the fighting and the dying. chuck, our troops will always know, just like sergeant hagel was there for his own brother, secretary hagel will be there for you. finally, chuck represents the
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